Music

Shawna Virago – Heaven Sent Delinquent

If anyone’s looking for a change in their musical tastes, try some acoustic folk-punk, a la Shawna Virago. Her latest studio album, ‘Heaven Sent Delinquent‘ is chalk full of struggle,...


John Hickman – Hello Hello

John Hickman, having found the spark for music sometime near the beginning of the new millennium, has been plugging away at tunes to find a new way to reach the...


Gentoo – Structures

Perhaps it might be considered a bit unfair of me to review this album, given that I have little to no experience with ambient, and electronic music like that of Gentoo,...


Thorin Loeks – Thirsty Hearts

  Wow! Thorin Loeks, come from the Yukon, knows just how to create Thirsty Hearts for his incredible music; touching Bare Bones, so deep is his musical influence on the body, mind and...


The ‘Littlest You’ Project Living Large!

After years of hard work, hardship, and heartbreak, singer, songwriter, and musical entrepreneur Scott Reid,  is shaking up the music scene in Canada and around the world with the launch of...


Embracing “No Pop” and meaningful music

As a music reviewer and pop culture expert, a phrase I hear often from people around my age is “There isn’t any good music anymore”. To which my usual reply...


Instrumental

Instrumental for Caleb By D.S. Martin Like a marionette that doesn’t dance until the puppeteer’s fingers tightly tug her strings hanging along the wall   strewn about the room stringed...


A Moment in ‘TIME’ with Electric Ego

Perhaps not quite my favourite song by musical magician Edo Peled a.k.a Eledtric Ego, but certainly my favourite in terms of production, ‘Time’ is a beautiful ballad that pulls not only...


Blackdog Ballroom Balls Out at Cherry Cola’s

Last night I popped into Cherry Cola’s Rock ‘n’ Rolla Cabaret and Lounge, legendary Toronto sanctuary of sin. What was going down? Besides the luscious lady in the window dancing...


Lucky to Have Edo By My Side

                                      At it again, Edo Peled’s Electric Ego has pulled my heart...


Melodic Movement of Emotions – Movement I

Folk tunes hypnotize Some produce melancholia Others jubilance Wit and humour spread like peanut butter Pain and misery like jam Swirling together like the clouds of a starry night Muddled,...


The Wonderful Amy Wallace – Classics and Arias

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Amy Wallace is a shining light in a bleak world.     This wonderfully vivacious soprano just recently released her ‘Classics...


“Sally” – New Song and Video from Electric Ego!

  This warm winter has been a fruitful one for Electric Ego (Edo Peled), with several song releases, and a video drop for his lusty lyric, ‘Sally‘.     Like...


Edo Peled – The Thoughts of An Electric Ego

Some time ago, I was given the great pleasure of sitting out on the patio of the Black Irish, here in Toronto, with my dear friend Edo Peled. Over a...


“All I Do” – Edo Peled

Rocking in retro style, Edo Peled AKA Electric Ego, mixes sweet synth with punchy poetry in a gritty love song, chalk full with all the conflict of a real relationship:...


…She’s The Closest Thing To Magic… – Edo Peled

Electric Ego, AKA: Edo Peled, the best mix of musical past and hopeful future, has released two of four singles from his EP ‘All I Do’. The most powerful of...


Lap It Up At Lyrics Music Bar!

Lyrics Music Bar in Toronto’s swanky Yorkville district, is a hopping haven of masterful music, and super service. Affordable and accommodating, Lyrics has a great new menu that launched last...


When I Have The Time To Sing

  When I have the time to sing, I sing it from the heart:   I sing from the tops of mountains, for yet the cliché to exist, But I...


Load It Up In The Spotlight!!!

I recently had the privilege to ask musician Cody Labombard a few questions about his upbeat, bittersweet, roaring new single ‘In the Spotlight’, and his upcoming album ‘Load It Up!!!’....


Babes & Gents x Lucas Stolz– Kanye/Paris Capsule Collection

So, not a little known fact about yours truly, in fact a well-known fact about me is that I adore me some Yeezy. I will defend the man to the...